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by Britdazz
Thu 09 Nov 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: New sight registration for KC?
Replies: 13
Views: 1350

Re: New sight registration for KC?

Thanks for your input. Little taken aback, your comment regarding not driving. I take it you mean even though my corrected vision is better than the average person of my age without KC, and given I passed the newer DVLA enhanced eye test for HGV drivers, you feel my uncorrected vision should make me...
by Britdazz
Thu 09 Nov 2017 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: New sight registration for KC?
Replies: 13
Views: 1350

Re: New sight registration for KC?

Me too. Even though I have a mild form of KC and am able to pass the medical including vision to keep my HGV licence and more surprisingly after reading the posts on here drive at night, I have had cause because of soreness to my eyes to have weekends without wearing my contact lenses, and my god ta...
by Britdazz
Tue 07 Nov 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coloured Cane ....
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Re: Coloured Cane ....

:P :P :P
by Britdazz
Sun 05 Nov 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Meltdown at the Q.E. Ophthalmology Dept
Replies: 12
Views: 1181

Re: Meltdown at the Q.E. Ophthalmology Dept

Hello, sorry to hear of your problems, I'm just wondering couldn't you be refered to another hospital?
Even if it's not in your region wouldn't this be better than going private?
by Britdazz
Wed 01 Nov 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Frequently asked Questions - and Answers
Topic: Driving with Keratoconus
Replies: 3
Views: 2683

Re: Driving with Keratoconus

Very old thread but for reference to others via search engine this is my experience in a nutshell. I'm a 52 year old truck driver, who surprise of all works permanent nights. I have as per the licence requirements informed the DVLA of my KC and to date have passed both my legally required HGV medica...
by Britdazz
Wed 01 Nov 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: advice work
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: advice work

I've posted about false tears a god send, I know this is a but of a no no around computers but try if allowed a vase of flowers or bowl of water on your desk, the idea being to add moisture into the environment. Also depending on the size of the company you work for, it wouldn't be beyond the Disabi...
by Britdazz
Wed 01 Nov 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: advice work
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: advice work

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by Britdazz
Wed 01 Nov 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dry eyes ?
Replies: 4
Views: 376

Re: Dry eyes ?

I first tried Hycosan Plus but found out I had an allergic reaction to we think the preservatives. I also clean my lids with Blephasol. I m 52 and was diagnosed in 2000, the older I get the more lotions and potions I seem to need! I have been told, again by the hospital optometrist that its not unco...
by Britdazz
Sat 28 Oct 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dry eyes ?
Replies: 4
Views: 376

Dry eyes ?

I have had KC for 17 years, diagnosed in 2000 so dead easy to remember 8), but anyway last year I suffered terribly from dry eyes which my hospital told me was normal for KC folk, so the advice was false tears. I now use a product called Blink n Clean bought from Vision Direct at the moment. I apply...
by Britdazz
Sat 28 Oct 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Anyone who has KC who have adult children who dont have KC
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Re: Anyone who has KC who have adult children who dont have KC

Yes me. Hello.

28, 25 and 20 and non of the blood suckling leaches have KC.

Just me. In my extended family I have one older cousin on my Dad's side of the family that has KC.

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